Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler (born in Hennepin County, Minnesota October 25, 1941) winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Breathing Lessons) and two-time Pulitzer Finalist (1983 – Homesick Blues and 1985 – Accidental Tourist), winner of 1985 National Book Critics Circle Award (Accidental Tourist), winner of The Sunday Times 2012 Award for Literary Excellence (for Lifetime Achievement)

Novels (21)

If Morning Ever Comes – 1964
The Tin Can Tree – 1965
A Slipping Down Life – 1970
The Clock Winder – 1972
Celestial Navigation – 1974
Searching for Caleb – 1975
Earthly Possessions – 1977
Morgan’s Passing – 1980
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant – 1982
The Accidental Tourist – 1985
Breathing Lessons – 1988
Saint Maybe – 1991
Ladder of Years – 1995
A Patchwork Planet – 1998
Back When We Were Grownups – 2001
The Amateur Marriage – 2004
Digging in America – 2006
Noah’s Compass – 2010
The Beginner’s Goodbye – 2012
A Spool of Blue Thread – 2014
Vinegar Girl – 2016

Novels Adapted to Film

The Accidental Tourist – 1988
Breathing Lessons (television) – 1994
Saint Maybe (television) – 1998
A Slipping Down Life – 1999
Earthly Possessions (television) – 1999
Back When We Were Grownups (television) – 2004

Children’s Books

Tumble Tower – 1993
Timothy Tugbottom Says No! – 2005

Magazine Short Stories

“Average Waves in Unprotected Waters – 1977
“Holding Things Together” – 1977
“Teenage Wasteland” – 1983

(No Short Story Collections have been published.)

Clip from 1999 Movie Adaptation of A Slipping Down Life